Local Mobility Anchor (LMA) Discovery for Proxy Mobile IPv6
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From: The IESG <email@example.com> To: IETF-Announce <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc: Internet Architecture Board <email@example.com>, RFC Editor <firstname.lastname@example.org>, netlmm mailing list <email@example.com>, netlmm chair <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: Document Action: 'LMA Discovery for Proxy Mobile IPv6' to Informational RFC The IESG has approved the following document: - 'LMA Discovery for Proxy Mobile IPv6 ' <draft-ietf-netlmm-lma-discovery-08.txt> as an Informational RFC This document is the product of the Network-based Localized Mobility Management Working Group. The IESG contact persons are Jari Arkko and Ralph Droms. A URL of this Internet-Draft is: http://www.ietf.org/internet-drafts/draft-ietf-netlmm-lma-discovery-08.txt
Technical Summary Large Proxy Mobile IPv6 deployments would benefit from a functionality, where a Mobile Access Gateway could dynamically discover a Local Mobility Anchor for a Mobile Node attaching to a Proxy Mobile IPv6 domain. The purpose of the dynamic discovery functionality is to reduce the amount of static configuration in the Mobile Access Gateway. This document describes several possible dynamic Local Mobility Anchor discovery solutions. Working Group Summary According to the working group chairs, this document is ready to advance and has the backing of the working group's consensus in September 2010. During the process there have been a few bitter discussions about what the document should include, however. Document Quality This document has been reviewed by the WG. Personnel The document shepherd is Vidya Narayanan and the responsible AD is Jari Arkko.